Learn Liberty Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) seeks a self-starting, driven, and creative marketing coordinator to support Learn Liberty, the Institute’s new online education program to teach millions of young people about classical liberal ideas. Located in the Educational Programs Department, this person will be tasked with increasing the reach of Learn Liberty videos and building a vibrant community on social media.  Key responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Cultivating relationships with bloggers and partner organizations to promote Learn Liberty videos and programs
  • Regularly packaging and pitching LearnLiberty videos to relevant bloggers and media
  • Cultivating active communities on Learn Liberty’s social media platforms, particularly Facebook
  • Researching and experimenting with new marketing channels to expand our student audience
  • Representing Learn Liberty to student groups and other organizations
  • Tracking marketing metrics and measuring return on investment
  • On-site assistance for IHS programs
  • Reading and evaluating program applications, such as summer seminars

Candidates must have excellent project management skills, the ability to drive timelines and meet deadlines, and attention to detail.  Demonstrated experience with marketing, social media, advertising, and outreach is preferred, but not required. In addition, candidates should possess some understanding of and appreciation for classical liberal principles (individual rights, free markets, limited government, voluntarism, and peace). Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

IHS provides exceptional benefits to all individual employees, including health and dental insurance coverage (which includes paying 100 percent of the health insurance premium and tax-free reimbursement of all deductible expenses, and paying 100 percent of the dental insurance premium). IHS also provides all employees with flexible spending accounts, long-term disability and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement savings program, a parking permit, and one free course per semester at George Mason University (GMU).

The Institute for Humane Studies, founded in 1961, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization that promotes the study of economic and individual freedom across a broad range of academic and professional disciplines. Each year IHS awards more than $600,000 in scholarships to students from universities around the world. IHS also sponsors free summer seminars, awards public policy and journalism internships, and provides various forms of career assistance. Through these programs, IHS promotes open inquiry, critical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and creative problem solving.

The Institute for Humane Studies is located in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C., two blocks from the Virginia Square metro stop (on the Orange Line). IHS is a flexible, professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional and personal growth.